Falling number of Latin American Catholics is an opportunity to live Pope Francis' challenge

Analysis: Church leaders lament the loss in numbers in Latin America. However, many missionaries would see this as a wake-up call.

Book Review

Maryknoller's pastoral approach to people, problems evoked positive response

ss09262014p05pha.jpgA WORLDWIDE HEART: THE LIFE OF MARYKNOLL FATHER JOHN J. CONSIDINE
By Robert Hurteau
Published by Orbis Books, $45

Maryknoller's pastoral approach to people, problems evoked positive response

Religious Life: A Worldwide Heart uses the personal history and vision of Maryknoll Fr. John Considine to show the evolution of Catholic missionary service.

D'Escoto's restoration gives hope for promising future

Analysis: Miguel D'Escoto's return to priestly ministry sends another beacon of light from Francis to unravel the misunderstanding of the last 60 years.